‘Jersey Boys’ Offers Holiday Entertainment

By Micha Green D.C. Editor [email protected] It might not be a holiday show, but between the current political divide, crowded streets and markets, and all the mixed emotions associated with ushering out an old year and beginning...

Just Mercy

By Dwight Brown NNPA News Wire Film Critic It’s a story about justice and redemption.  A young Harvard-educated lawyer, Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan), could have his pick of law firms. Instead, he heads to rural Alabama...

Presence & Absence

By Catrice Greer Special to the AFRO In this space, your voice hangs on the dew In this space, your voice paints the walls And our home is new Now that you’re gone Ornaments and tinsel dangling on needles Everything seems...

2019 Breakthrough Entertainer: A star-making year for Majors

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — How is a great actor made? For Jonathan Majors, the 30-year-old breakout star of "The Last Black Man in San Francisco," it started in drama...

Review: Jordan and Foxx Shine in Urgent Drama ‘Just Mercy’

By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer There's usually one film that tops lists whenever powerful legal thrillers are debated — "To Kill a Mockingbird," set in the 1930s. Now comes a film showing how little...

Ben Williams’ Hometown Holiday Extravaganza

By AFRO Staff Acclaimed Grammy-winning bassist, composer and bandleader, Ben Williams, will be headlining a worldwide tour ahead of his album entitled I Am A Man to be released on Feb. 7, 2020. Regardless of...

NNPA Presents: The Best Films of 2019

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic Look back on the most noteworthy films of 2019, they all display a diverse array of superb talent—in front of and behind the camera.  These movies entertained, educated and often inspired...

‘The Let Out’: Documentary Highlights Evolution of Go-Go Culture

By Micha Green D.C. Editor [email protected] While Go-Go has always been true to D.C. since its inception in the 1970s, the resurgence of it as mainstream has been particularly pertinent in the final months of the decade,...

RAMBLING ROSE: ‘Happy Holidays To You’

By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Merry Christmas everyone, happy holidays to you and your family from me and “Boo-Boo!”  I pray that your holidays and the days to come in 2020 will be...

Urban One Honors Recap

By Micha Green D.C. Editor [email protected] The second annual Urban One Honors, which celebrated 40 years of the African American media conglomerate, was held on Dec. 5 at the MGM National Harbor, and it was truly a...

Our Black Is Beautiful

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Zozibini Tunzi said she grew up in a world where a woman who looks like her, was never considered beautiful. On Dec. 8, the South Africa beauty queen was...

Bill Cosby Loses Appeal of Sexual Assault Conviction

By MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press A Pennsylvania appeals court rejected Bill Cosby’s bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday over issues including the trial judge’s decision to let five other accusers testify. The Superior Court...

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